Zend Server 5 Job Queue
Offload Execution of Long-running PHP Scripts
| Web applications generally follow a synchronous communication paradigm. However, some application tasks are better suited to asynchronous execution. Non-interactive, long-running tasks, such as report generation or order processing, can be executed asynchronously to improve application performance and reduce load on web servers. Some tasks, such as database cleanup or RSS feed pull, may need to be run at a specific time, or in a recurring fashion, thereby requiring asynchronous execution.
|Zend Server 5 streamlines offline processing of PHP scripts by enabling you to run such tasks as Jobs. Essentially, a Job is a command to execute a PHP script according to the specific parameters you give it, either on the same or a different server.
Zend Server’s Job Queue enables you to:
What benefits do Job Queue give you?
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